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Brad Paisley

Musician
Male
Born Oct 28, 1972

Brad Douglas Paisley is an American singer-songwriter and musician. His style crosses between traditional country music and Southern rock, and his songs are frequently laced with humor and pop culture references. Paisley was the 2008 CMA and ACM Male Vocalist of the Year winner.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1972 Birth Paisley was born on October 28, 1972, in Glen Dale, West Virginia, to Douglas Edward "Doug" Paisley, who worked for the West Virginia Department of Transportation, and Sandra Jean "Sandy" (née Jarvis) Paisley, a teacher. … Read More

TEENAGE

1991 18 Years Old Paisley graduated from John Marshall High School in Glen Dale, West Virginia, in 1991, and then studied for 2 years at West Liberty State College in West Liberty, West Virginia.

TWENTIES

1995 22 Years Old He was awarded a fully paid ASCAP scholarship to Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he majored in music business and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Mike Curb School of Music Business in 1995. … Read More
1999 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Starting with his 1999 debut album, Who Needs Pictures, he has released 10 studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label, with all of his albums certified Gold or higher by the RIAA. … Read More
The album also produced a Top 20 hit with "Me Neither" and his second number 1 hit, "We Danced", both in 2000. … Read More
On February 17, 2001, Paisley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. … Read More

THIRTIES

2003 - 2006 4 More Events
2007 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Paisley toured April 26, 2007, through February 24, 2008, in support of 5th Gear on the Bonfires & Amplifiers Tour. … Read More
Paisley was nominated for three 2008 Grammy Awards related to 5th Gear: Best Country Album (for 5th Gear), Best Country Collaboration (for "Oh Love" with Carrie Underwood), and Best Country Instrumental (for "Throttleneck").
Paisley announced on January 26, 2009, that he would be embarking on a new tour named American Saturday Night, with Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne opening for most of the shows.
On March 1, 2010, Paisley was the first musical performance with "American Saturday Night" for the second tenure of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
The album's second single, "Old Alabama" (with Alabama), released to country radio on March 14, 2011, and became Paisley's nineteenth number one hit. "Remind Me," with Carrie Underwood, was released May 23, 2011, to radio.
On January 14, 2012, Paisley was a guest on Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion, during which he did a rendition of "Life's Railway to Heaven" by Charles Davis Tillman.

FORTIES

2013 40 Years Old 1 More Event
The song was the first single from his ninth studio album, Wheelhouse, released on April 9, 2013. The album's second single, "Beat This Summer", was released to country radio on March 4, 2013. It also reached number 2 on the Country Airplay chart in July 2013. The album's third single, "I Can't Change the World", was released to country radio on August 19, 2013: despite a moderately good debut, the single failed to reach the top 20 on country charts, peaking at number 22 on Country Airplay and becoming Paisley's lowest-charting single to date. … Read More
On April 6, 2014, Paisley released "River Bank".
2015 42 Years Old In 2015, Paisley appeared on the series Repeat After Me.
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